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  • Commas gone wild, or, punctuation bares all

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gailhap@gmail.com Dec 7, 2006 10:29 am

I had to think about this a bit, but I find I disagree with yourassumption that Bush was punctuating a list. I think he was punctuatinga compound sentence ending "and they all lived happily ever after."That fits better with your Smiley Face/Frowny Face analysis.

Reply to gailhap@gmail.com at 10:29 am